package openssh-server 1:6.6p1-2ubuntu2 failed to install/upgrade: ErrorMessage: subprocess installed post-installation script was killed by signal (Aborted), core dumped

Bug #1327072 reported by Alex Yurchenko on 2014-06-06
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
openssh (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Practically no information: just decided to upgrade to 14.04 and it shows that openssh-server upgrade failed.

OpenSSH_6.6.1p1 Ubuntu-2ubuntu2, OpenSSL 1.0.1f 6 Jan 2014 seems to be up and running though

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
Package: openssh-server 1:6.6p1-2ubuntu2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.13.0-29.53-generic 3.13.11.2
Uname: Linux 3.13.0-29-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.2
Architecture: amd64
Date: Fri Jun 6 09:32:25 2014
DuplicateSignature: package:openssh-server:1:6.6p1-2ubuntu2:ErrorMessage: subprocess installed post-installation script was killed by signal (Aborted), core dumped
ErrorMessage: ErrorMessage: subprocess installed post-installation script was killed by signal (Aborted), core dumped
InstallationDate: Installed on 2013-09-28 (250 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu-Server 13.04 "Raring Ringtail" - Release amd64 (20130423.1)
SourcePackage: openssh
Title: package openssh-server 1:6.6p1-2ubuntu2 failed to install/upgrade: ErrorMessage: subprocess installed post-installation script was killed by signal (Aborted), core dumped
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to trusty on 2014-06-06 (0 days ago)

Alex Yurchenko (ayurchen) wrote :
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in openssh (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Pavel Bekkerman (wheredevel) wrote :

Fought it for an hour. No info on the web.

Managed to solve by:
- removing the openssh-server section in /var/lib/dpkg/status
- and running sudo apt-get install openssh-server again

I think there's a mistake in version numbers in the post-install script.

tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
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